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Judges to decide whether to exonerate men in 2002 killing

Mar. 14, 2020 1:29 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Three judges in North Carolina will decide whether to exonerate four men who were convicted as boys in the killing of NBA star Chris Paul's grandfather. The men won a major victory late Friday when the North Carolina Innocence Inquiry Commission found sufficient evidence of factual...

FILE - This Wednesday, April 19, 1995 file photo shows the north side of the Alfred Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City after the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in U.S. history. (AP Photo)

Oklahoma City marks bombing anniversary with artistic events

Mar. 14, 2020 8:51 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City honors victims of the 1995 bombing that shocked the nation in what remains the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in U.S. history through a memorial and museum, annual remembrance ceremonies and a marathon. This year for the 25th anniversary of the April 19, 1995, attack...

Oklahoma-based airman is state's third coronavirus case

Mar. 12, 2020 5:21 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The state of Oklahoma has confirmed a third positive case of the new coronavirus, who military officials identified Thursday as an airman assigned to Altus Air Force Base who had recently traveled to Seattle. The three confirmed cases do not include two Utah Jazz NBA players who tested...

Basketball fans leave Chesapeake Energy Arena after it is announced that an NBA basketball game between Oklahoma City Thunder and Utah Jazz in Oklahoma City has been postponed, Wednesday, March 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Kyle Phillips)

Jazz-Thunder postponed, NBA suspends season

Mar. 12, 2020 3:10 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Utah's scheduled game at Oklahoma City was postponed Wednesday night and the NBA suspended its season a few minutes later after a Jazz player tested positive for the coronavirus. The player is star center Rudy Gobert, according to a person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition...

The Utah Jazz at Oklahoma City Thunder game has been postponed, with no reason given yet by the teams and NBA

Mar. 11, 2020 8:40 PM EDT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz at Oklahoma City Thunder game has been postponed, with no reason given yet by the teams and NBA.

Witness recants testimony from murder case against 5 teens

Mar. 11, 2020 12:51 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A key witness has recanted her testimony against five teens convicted in the killing of NBA star Chris Paul's grandfather. News outlets report that Jessicah Black now says she lied in court after police coerced her into implicating the teens in the killing of Nathaniel Jones on Nov....

Oklahoma City Thunder's Chris Paul (3) passes the ball off against Boston Celtics' Daniel Theis (27) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March, 8, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Schroder's late layup lifts Thunder over Celtics 105-104

Mar. 8, 2020 10:02 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Until Sunday, the Oklahoma City Thunder hadn't had to worry about figuring out how to play without leading scorer Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. It turns out they do just fine. Dennis Schroder stripped the ball from Kemba Walker and scored on a layup with 8.5 seconds to help the Thunder rally to...

Oklahoma City Thunder center Nerlens Noel (9) dunks past New York Knicks guard Wayne Ellington (2) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 6, 2020, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Gallinari scores 22, Thunder beat Knicks 126-103

Mar. 6, 2020 11:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Donovan didn't see perfection. Instead, he saw progressive growth over the course of a game — in its most vital moments. And that left the Oklahoma City Thunder coach pleased. “(We) put together some stops and were able to build on the lead,” Donovan said after...

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Danilo Gallinari (8) drives on Detroit Pistons forward Christian Wood (35) in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Detroit, Wednesday, March 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Thunder blow lead, but outlast Pistons 114-107

Mar. 4, 2020 10:45 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Danilo Gallinari made a crucial 3-pointer in the final minute, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Detroit Pistons 114-107 on Wednesday night despite blowing a 16-point second-half lead. The depleted Pistons rallied in the fourth quarter and took a 103-102 advantage after a 3-pointer by...

Los Angeles Clippers' Kawhi Leonard (2) goes against Oklahoma City Thunder's Terrance Ferguson (23) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, March, 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Garett Fisbeck)

Leonard scores 25, leads Clippers past Thunder 109-94

Mar. 3, 2020 11:42 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 25 points to help the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 109-94 on Tuesday night. The Clippers held Oklahoma City to 42% shooting as coach Doc Rivers moved into sole possession of 12th place in NBA history with 936 wins. “We played defense...